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GIS Students Research Habitats of African Elephants and Guanaco

Clark undergraduates Michelle Andrews ’14 and Christina Geller ’13 and a group of graduate students enrolled in the Wildlife Conservation GIS Research Seminar taught by Associate Professor of Geography John Rogan and Research Assistant Professor Florencia Sangermano, recently traveled to the Bronx Zoo, the headquarters of the Wildlife Conservation Society, to present policy recommendations to…

Climate Change Book Series Features IDCE Contributors

A new book series about climate change has Clark University written all over it. The four-volume “Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History” is co-edited by Jennie Stephens, associate professor of environmental science and policy, and boasts contributions from a host of Clark faculty, students and alumni. The series provides a holistic consideration of…

Effort to End Youth Homelessness Gets $450K in New Funding; CDP Prof Laurie Ross and IDCE Students Contribute Vital Research

By Savannah Cooley (B.A. ’16) The announcement of a $450,000 grant from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts sounded a clear and hopeful note at press conference on “Addressing Youth Homelessness in Worcester,” on Feb. 15 at the YWCA in Worcester. Laurie Ross (left), Clark University associate professor and co-director of The Compass Project, made introductions…

Clark University to Host Conference on Women’s Rights in Sudan and South Sudan February 22-24

Clark University will host the conference, “Building Bridges: peace, gender equality, and women’s rights in Sudan and South Sudan,” from Friday, Feb., 22, through Sunday, Feb. 24, on the Clark campus. The conference will bring together over 30 women activists, policy-makers and academics from Sudan and South Sudan to share experiences, identify priorities and strategize…

IDCE Grad Students Garner $5,000 Grant from the New Economics Institute

Five IDCE graduate students—Latoya Jones (ES&P ’13), Jenkins Macedo (IDSC ’12/ES&P ’14), Danielle Battle (ES&P ’13), Maya Pilgrim (IDSC ’13), and Mario Torrico (IDSC ’13)—have won a $5,000 grant from the Cambridge, Mass.-based New Economics Institute to host the “New Economy Summit” at Clark University in mid-April. Other IDCE students involved in the summit leadership…

ES&P Prof Jennie Stephens Presents “Smart Grid” Research at Denmark Conference

Clark University associate professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Jennie Stephens, presented research and organized a research panel on energy system transitions at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) conference held October 17-20 at the Copenhagen Business School in Frederiksberg, Denmark. At the conference, which was held jointly with…

ES&P Prof Jennie Stephens and Alum Yue Liu Contribute to New Book on Carbon Capture and Storage

Jennie Stephens, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) and Coordinator of the Graduate Program in ES&P at Clark University, coauthored two chapters in the recently published The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage: Understanding CCS Representations, Governance and Innovation (Routledge 2012). The book, edited by UK researchers Nils Markusson, Simon Shackley, and…

Peace Corps Partners with IDCE in Graduate Fellowship Program

The Peace Corps has welcomed Clark University’s International Development, Community & Environment (IDCE) department to its Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program, a graduate fellowship that offers financial assistance to returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) and places them in degree-related, professional internships in underserved American communities. Through the program, RPCVs admitted to Clark’s IDCE graduate programs…

IDCE Announces New M.S. Degrees

The International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) department at Clark University will now offer a Master of Science degree in its Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) and Geographical Information Science for Development and Environment (GISDE) graduate programs. Previously all IDCE graduate students, including ES&P and GISDE students, earned M.A. degrees. The change was made because…